Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Moldy rhetoric and cold reality

"I got a record on investing in education and have results to show for it," Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan says in the March 15 Washington Post.

MCPS Superintendent Jerry Weast surveys the scores of portable classrooms that have remained in place during the 11 years Duncan has been in office.

"Now, I went through this list and looked at the portables that were more than 11 years old," Weast says in the March 15 Gazette. "Heat, cold, mold. We’ve got to get rid of these."